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Contemporary Turkish Studies

Summer Term Events 2011

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 6:30-8:00 pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Conference (jointly with European Institute, LSE)
Norman Stone, (Professor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara, formerly Professor at the University of Oxford, a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, and Advisor to Margaret Thatcher)
Chair: Mr. Maurice Fraser (Senior Fellow, European Institute, LSE)
'Turkey and Europe'
(a part of APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe Series)

Friday, 6 May 2011, 9:30am-6pm LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies
"3rd Annual Doctoral Dissertation Conference"
Chairs: Professor Sevket Pamuk (LSE), Emeritus Professor Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS)
#lseturkey

Friday, 13 May 2011, 2pm, Rectorate Hall, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Conference (jointly with New Perspectives on Turkey)
'Urban Classes and Politics in the Neoliberal Era'
Speakers and Titles: Neil Smith (Program in Anthropology, Program in Geography, CUNY Graduate Center) "Neoliberal Urbanism and Global Class Strategy"
Teresa Caldeira
(College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley) "Peripheries: Spaces in the Making"
Discussant: Ayse Öncü (Cultural Studies Program, Sabanci University, Istanbul) Sponsored by:Turkish Economy Bank (TEB)

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 6:30-8:00 pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Contemporary Turkish Studies Conference (jointly with LSE IDEAS)
'Turkey in the World'
Speakers: Michael Cox (Co-director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE), Fadi Hakura (Manager of the Turkey Project at the Chatham House), Şevket Pamuk   (Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute, LSE, and Professor of Economics and Economic History)   
 

Lent Term Events 2011

Monday, 24 January 2011, 6:30-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Simon Glendinning, Hakan Yılmaz, Philippe Marliere,
John Madeley

"European Questions-Turkish Angles: Europe's Secularity"
Organized jointly with Forum for European Philosophy  

Monday, 14 February 2011, 6-8pm J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Bill Park
, Department of Defence Studies, King's College 
"Kurdish Developments and Turkish Policies:
Taking risks or Facing Realities?"

Friday, 18 February 2011, 4:30-6pm, D402, Clement House, LSE
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe"The Council of Europe and the Role of Its Parliamentary Assembly in International Politics"

Friday, 18 February 2011, 7-8:30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE 
Elif Shafak
, Turkish Writer
"Writing across borders: Empathy in the Age of Conflict"
Organized jointly with Forum for European Philosophy 

Monday, 21 February 2011, 6-8pm J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Ersin Kalaycıoğlu, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, Istanbul 
"How does the Turkish Voter Decide?"

Thursday, 24 February 2011 6-8pm, The Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS

Reşat Kasaba, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
"From Moveable Empire to Immovable State: Ottoman Policies Toward Nomads and Refugees in the Modern Era"
(Organized jointly with SOAS, London)  

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 6-8pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
MP, the Leader of Republican People's Party Turkey's
"The Impact of Politics on Economy in Turkey"   

Monday, 7 March 2010, 6-8pm J116,Cowdray House,LSE

Ayşen Candaş, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul 
"Inequalities in Turkey: Multi-dimensional and Entrenched"

Monday, 14 March 2011, 6-8pm J116,Cowdray House,LSE

 Bill Kissane, Department of Government, LSE 
"Democratization in Turkey: The Wave Approach"

Tuesday, 15 March 2011 6-8 pm, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Othon Anastasakis,
St Antony's College, University of OxfordOrganized jointly with Research on South Eastern Europe (LSEE)
"AKP Foreign Policy in South Eastern Europe: A Regional Check for Turkey's Strategic Depth"

Michaelmas Term Events 2010

Monday, 18 October, 2010 6-8pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Tim Jacoby, University of Manchester
"Kurdish Political Representation, Constitutional Reform and the Military in Turkey"

Friday, 22 October 2010, 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Rectorate Hall, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies One Day Conference (jointly with New Perspectives on Turkey)
"Urban Classes and Politics in the Neoliberal Era: Turkey in Comparison"
Sponsored by:Turkish Economy Bank (TEB)

Monday, 25 October, 2010, 6:30-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Organized jointly with Forum for European Philosophy
Simon Glendinning, Stephen Houlgate, Şevket Pamuk, Donald Sassoon
"European Questions-Turkish Angles: Europe's History"

Monday, 1 November 2010, 6.30-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Organized jointly with Forum for European Philosophy
Simon Glendinning, Richard Bellamy, Thomas Diez, Maurice Fraser
"European Questions-Turkish Angles: Citizenship in Europe"

Monday, 8 November 2010, 6-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Ayşe Gül Altınay, Sabancı University, Istanbul
"Layers of Gendered Silencing: Converted Armenian Survivors of 1915"

Monday, 15 November 2010, 5:30-7pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Dirk Verbeken, European Commission, Brussels
"The EU and Turkey, Challenges and Opportunities in the Economic and Financial Fields"

Monday, 22 November 2010, 6-8pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Özlem Onaran, Middlesex University
"Turkey's Boom and Bust Cycles amidst the Global Crisis"

Monday, 29 November 2010, 6-8pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Hugh Pope, International Crisis Group
"The EU, Turkey and Cyprus: Time for a New Approach?"

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 6-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building,LSE
Organized jointly with SOAS
Binnaz Toprak, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul
"Islam and Democracy in Turkey"

Monday, 6 December 2010, 6-8pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Bengisu Rona, Emeritus Reader in Turkish Studies, SOAS
"The Politics of Naming: First Name Selection in Turkey"

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